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Hurstpierpoint & Sayers Common
Parish Council

MINUTES of the meeting of the Planning Committee, held on Monday 29th January 2024 at 7.30 pm at Conference Room, Village Centre, Trinity Road, Hurstpierpoint.

Committee Members present:

Cllr Julia Shorrocks (Chair)                          Cllr Helen Bedford (Vice Chair) Cllr Lindsay Thompson Cllr Mark Froud                                                                  Cllr Susan Dyke    Cllr Michael Avery    Cllr Bob Sampson  Cllr David Evans       
   

Also present: Helen Valler, Assistant Clerk

P23/24069 Apologies for Absence: Apologies were received and accepted from Cllr Sarah Baldey.

P23/24070 Declarations of Interest: There were no declarations of interest.

P23/24071 Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 8th January 2024: The committee reviewed the minutes, and it was:

RESOLVED: That the Committee AGREED the Planning Committee minutes of 8th January 2024.

P23/24072 Matters arising from the Meeting of the Planning Committee held on 8th January 2024: There were no matters arising.

P23/24073 Adjournment for questions from the public: Members considered whether to adjourn the meeting in order to receive questions from members of the public in attendance. No members of the public present.

P23/24074 Planning applications delegated to Committee Chairman and Vice-Chairman in accordance with Minute P17/048.  The following Applications were reported to the Committee and the Recommendations to the Planning Authority agreed:

1) Flints 11 Brown Twins Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9XT. DM/24/0037. 2 Yew Trees – Fell. Tree Surgery.

RECOMMENDATION: Our recommendation is that MSDC should give permission.

P23/24075 Applications – Committee decision: The Committee considered the following and made RECOMMENDATIONS to the Planning authority:

1) Garden Cottage New Way Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9BB. SDNP/24/00168/HOUS. Retrospective application for the enclosure of equipment store attached to barn, with proposed timber cladding to southern elevation.

RECOMMENDATION: Our recommendation is that SDNP should give permission

2) 157 Cuckfield Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9RT. DM/24/0134. Proposed ground floor rear and side extension, first floor infill extension, loft conversion and internal renovation.

RECOMMENDATION: The committee have no objection to a sympathetic extension to change the internal layout. The proposed plans are over development and are out of keeping with the street scene, resulting in a change to the aesthetics of the semi-detached properties.

3) 174 Cuckfield Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9SD. DM/24/0122. Part single storey / part two storey rear extension to a semi-detached house.

RECOMMENDATION: Our recommendation is that MSDC should give permission.

4) 3 Brown Twins Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9XT. DM/24/0149. Proposed single storey rear extension and the relocation of the existing garage door and window.

RECOMMENDATION: Our recommendation is that MSDC should give permission

P23/24076 MSDC Planning Decisions: (All as H&SC PC recommendation, except where noted).

(1) Granted: The Committee noted permissions granted by MSDC:

a) Tennis Courts And Hut South Avenue Hurstpierpoint West Sussex. DM/23/2846. Proposed variation of condition 3 of planning application 14/01793/FUL to allow the use of the tennis court floodlights on Saturdays and Sundays from 0800hrs until 2100hrs (in addition to the existing permitted hours of Monday to Friday from 0800hrs until 2100hrs plus a maximum of five days per calendar year when the floodlights may be used until 2200hrs) (Amended description 15.11.2023).

b) 48 Kemps Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9UE. DM/23/2847. Proposed variation to condition 1, 3 and 4 of planning application DM/23/2134 to replace the drawings 02 and 03A with 02A and 03B (Amended description 02/01/2024)

c) 6 Cuckfield Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9RU.DM/23/3023. (T1) Holmoak- raise crown up to 4m and reduce overhanging branches to property at the rear up to 2m back to boundary. (T2) Holmoaks, multi stemmed trees alongside same boundary – raise crown up to 4m and reduce overhanging branches to property at rear by up to 2m.

d) 20 Highfield Drive Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9AT. DM/23/2943. New dormer to rear, plus new garage.

e) Applegarth Halton Shaws Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9QR. DM/23/3120. Proposed rear and side extension, roof and first floor extension to the southern side, dormer windows above the existing integral garage and existing windows following consent under application DM/23/1325. Addition of rooflight to front elevation, window added in utility room, and facias/soffits to be grey.

f) Garden Cottage New Way Lane Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9BB. SDNP/23/04451/HOUS. Replacement of existing garage/provision of hard standing associated with existing greenhouse/timber summer room. (Decision by SDNP)

g) Plot 1 – 4, The Hub Land South Of A2300 Gatehouse Lane Goddards Green West Sussex. DM/23/2996. Variation of condition 5 relating to planning application DM/22/2676 to amend the list of approved planning drawings to reflect the as-built development. (H&SC PC recommended refusal)

(2) Refused: The Committee noted refusals by MSDC:

a) 13 Cuckfield Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9RP. DM/23/3001. Erection of first floor rear extension.

(H&SC PC recommended permission).

(3) Withdrawn: The Committee noted withdrawn applications:

a) 174 Cuckfield Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9SD.DM/23/2977.Replacing a grass verge with hardstanding to improve access into the driveway of a house.

(4) Appeals: The Committee noted planning appeals:

a) Little Park Farm Marchants Close Hurstpierpoint West Sussex. AP/24/0002. Removal of Condition No:14 of planning permission DM/22/0204.

b) Flat 4 Old Mill House Cuckfield Road Hurstpierpoint Hassocks West Sussex BN6 9LL. Proposed Conservatory to be built on front balcony. Amended plans received 21.07.2023 showing revised design to first floor extension. Amended location plan received 26.07.2023.

There being no other business the meeting closed at 8.00pm